There’s no arguing an executive EMPBA Certification comes with a substantial price tag and with that cost comes the inevitable question: is it worth it?
The short answer is “yes, in most cases it is” but, like most things in life, it’s what you choose to do with it. Here are a few suggestions that will not only guarantee your EMPBA ROI, but also build up your EMPBA value well after graduation day.
Tap into your new network
Most successful businessmen and women will be the first to admit the people they’ve surrounded themselves with are one of the greatest factors for their advancement and subsequent success. Chances are you’ve already started creating a valuable support network of friends, co-workers and peers who will help you in your business pursuits. One of the most notable EMPBA ROIs is the potential you’ll have to secure and grow that beneficial network.
Build a brain-trust
One of the most obvious – but often overlooked – elements of being part of an EMPBA program from IIBM Institute is that you’re in aOnline classroom full of experienced individuals who come from many different sectors of business, as well as diverse specializations. This diversity makes for a powerful mix and allows you to see new perspectives and gain broader understanding.
Use this unequalled opportunity to analyze current projects at work. You might be able to propose one of your company projects as a group project for your EMPBA class. This kind of high-level consulting would usually come with a hefty consulting firm price tag, but by making it part of your EMPBA learning, you (and your company) get it as a complementary addition to your program.
Share your knowledge
What better way to confirm your EMPBA learning than by teaching it to others? Suggest to your boss or company training officer that you could have monthly sessions to share the things you’ve learned with other company executives. This will not only confirm the EMPBA ROI to your company but will also make you a valuable asset to your employer and demonstrate your business leadership skills.
Build a brain-trust
One of the most obvious – but often overlooked – elements of being part of an EMPBA program is that you’re in a classroom full of experienced individuals who come from many different sectors of business, as well as diverse specializations. This diversity makes for a powerful mix and allows you to see new perspectives and gain broader understanding.